Wednesday, July 1, 2015

INCIDENT PHOTOS – Ship Carrying Fertilizer Hard Aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait

A 7,600 DWT general cargo ship carrying ammonium sulfate is hard aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles strait. Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety reports that the Panama-flagged MV Ibrahim Konan ran aground...

July 1, 2015
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cruise Ship and Tanker Collide in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait

A Celestyal cruise ship was involved in a collision with a tanker carrying flammable naphtha early Saturday morning in the Dardanelles strait near Gallipoli, Turkey.

June 27, 2015
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Friday, June 19, 2015
Maritime News

Laden Suezmax Tanker Aground Near Istanbul – SCF KHIBINY

  A laden suezmax oil tanker ran aground just outside the Bosphorus Strait near Istanbul, Turkey Thursday morning. The Turkish General Directorate of Coastal Safety reports that the Liberia-flagged tanker...

June 19, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Maritime News

Turkish RoPax Ferry GOKCEADA-1 Refloated

A Turkish ro-pax ferry has been refloated after running aground Sunday off the west coast of Turkey in the Aegean Sea. As gCaptain reported, the ferry Gokceada-1 ran aground Sunday...

April 21, 2015
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Monday, April 20, 2015
Maritime News

Turkish Ferry Aground in Aegean Sea

More than 180 passengers have been evacuated from a ro-pax ferry which had ran aground in a storm off the coast of Turkey this weekend. They ferry, the Turkish-flagged Gokceada-1, ran...

April 20, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Ukraine Arrests Turkish Cargo Ship Over Crimea Port Call, Threatens Crew With Jail

Ukrainian authorities have arrested a Turkish-owned cargo ship and detained its captain over a visit it made to a port in Crimea after Russian annexed the peninsula from Ukraine last year.

March 27, 2015
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Friday, March 13, 2015
Maritime News

Turkey Fires On Cargo Ship Carrying Hundreds of Syrian Refugees

Turkish coastguards found more than 300 refugees, mostly Syrians, when they seized a cargo ship they had opened fired on for failing to obey an order to stop off Turkey's western coast, the regional governor said on Friday.

March 13, 2015
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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Fire Engulfs Vessel Loaded with Hay

A cargo of hay caught fire Wednesday morning aboard a vessel off the coast of Iskenderun, Turkey. According to reports, all 23 crewmembers of the MV Retaj A were evacuated safely after the first broke out.

January 15, 2015
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Maritime News

APM Terminals Seeks More Ports in Turkey on Shipping Prospects

APM Terminals BV, the port operator owned by AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, wants to buy more ports in Turkey, a market where container volumes are growing twice as fast as the economy.

November 25, 2014
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Friday, March 7, 2014

One Injured in Tanker Fire Off Instanbul

One crewmember was injured after a fire broke out Thursday aboard the Turkish-flagged product tanker, Yakamoz-5, while anchored near Istanbul. The tanker was at Yenikapi anchorage when the fire broke out...

March 7, 2014
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Monday, February 10, 2014
Maritime News

Crew Rescued From Sinking Cargo Ship in Black Sea

A general cargo ship carrying timber from Romania to Turkey has sunk in the Black Sea but not before all eleven crewmembers safely abandoned the vessel in life rafts.

February 10, 2014
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Monday, December 23, 2013

10 Killed After Turkish Navy Tugboat Capsizes in Shipyard

A Turkish navy tugboat capsized while docked for repairs at a shipyard on the Aegean coast on Monday, killing 10 people, the military said.

December 23, 2013
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Maritime News

Bosphorus Strait Closed Due to Snow Storm

ISTANBUL, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Turkey shut its Bosphorus Strait, a key shipping channel for Russian cargo, to tanker traffic on Wednesday after a snowstorm reduced visibility and strong winds...

December 11, 2013
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Friday, June 7, 2013
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Maritime News

Russia Boosts Mediterranean Naval Presence

(Reuters) Russia has deployed a naval unit to the Mediterranean Sea, it said on Thursday, a move President Vladimir Putin said was to defend Russian security but which comes as...

June 7, 2013
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Friday, April 12, 2013
Maritime News

Turkey Presses On With Bosphorus Bypass Ship Canal Plans

ANKARA, April 12 (Reuters) – Turkey will forge ahead with plans for a 45-km (30 mile) ship canal linking the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara to try to...

April 12, 2013
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Monday, March 4, 2013
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Maritime News

Iran Holds $3 Billion Credit with Turkey, Requests Ships In Lieu of Payment

(Bloomberg) — Iran has a $3 billion credit with Turkey over natural gas it sold to its neighbor and may use it to import commercial and leisure ships, the state-run...

March 4, 2013
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Maritime News

Global Container Shippers View Significant Growth Opportunity in Turkey

By Evrim Ergin ISTANBUL, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Top global shipping lines are looking to expand operations in Turkey to some of its fast-growing private ports to tap into strong...

February 13, 2013
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Monday, May 21, 2012
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Preparing for the Worst, Turkish Navy Awards Contract for Submarine Rescue Mother Ship [VIDEO]

Rolls-Royce and Istanbul Shipyard will be working together following their announcement today of an award by the Turkish Navy for three new ships.  Istanbul Shipyard will design and build one Submarine Rescue...

May 21, 2012
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Sunday, March 4, 2012
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Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Star Polaris Sustains Hull Damage in Turkish Port

(Dow Jones) Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) said one of its ships suffered hull damage entering a Turkish port, forcing the company to declare the vessel off-hire to potential charterers...

March 4, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Maritime News

APM Terminals and Petkim Announce Strategic Port Development in Turkey

Executives from Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Åž. (“Petkim”), Petlim Limancılık A.Åž. (“Petlim”) which is 100% owned by Petkim and APM Terminals signed a Heads of Terms agreement which outlines key terms...

February 14, 2012
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